The Buckle, Inc., a fashion retailer with over 450 stores across the U.S., notified customers on Friday afternoon that malware had been found on the point-of-sale (PoS) systems at some of its stores.

 The malware was found on the PoS systems between October 28, 2016, and April 14, 2017. The malware used was designed to steal the data from the card’s magnetic stripe, which includes cardholder name, account number, and card expiration date.

The Buckle was quick to point out that EMV technology is supported at all its stores, making it that much more difficult for attackers to clone cards using the stolen data. However, the card data could be particularly useful for card-not-present fraud.

The Buckle has hired an outside firm to investigate the security incident, but as of now, there is no evidence showing social security numbers, email addresses, or physical addresses were compromised in this breach.

In response to the breach, The Buckle explained:

“As part of Buckle’s response, connections between Buckle’s network and potentially malicious external IP addresses were blocked, potentially compromised systems were isolated, and malware-related files residing on Buckle’s systems were eradicated.”

Retailers looking to protect themselves from falling victim to a PoS breach need to implement sophisticated monitoring solutions like File Integrity Monitoring to defend against malware and insider threats to card and customer data. This also is the NNT solution to Requirement 11: 11.1, 11.4, and 11.5 of the PCI DSS V3.2 standard.

 

 

Read this article on SecurityWeek

 

 

The Most Powerful & Reliable Cybersecurity Products

change tracker gen7r2 logo

Change Tracker Gen 7R2: Complete configuration and system integrity assurance combined with the most comprehensive and intelligent change control solution available.

FAST Cloud logo

Fast Cloud: Leverage the world’s largest whitelist repository to automatically evaluate and verify the authenticity of file changes in real-time with NNT FAST™ (File Approved-Safe Technology)

vulnerability tracker logo

Vulnerability Tracker: The world’s only limitless and unrestricted vulnerability scanning solution with unparalleled accuracy and efficiency, protecting your IT assets on premises, in the cloud and mobile endpoints.

log tracker logo

Log Tracker: Comprehensive and easy to use security information & event log management with intelligent & self-learning correlation technology to highlight potentially harmful activity in seconds

Contact Us

USA Offices

New Net Technologies LLC
4850 Tamiami Trail, Suite 301
Naples, Florida, 34103

New Net Technologies LLC
1175 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30361.

Tel: (844) 898-8358
[email protected]

 

UK Office

New Net Technologies Ltd
The Russell Building, West Common
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
AL5 2JQ

Tel: 020 3917 4995
 [email protected]

SC Magazine Cybersecurity 500 CSGEA Winners 2021 CIS benchmarking SEWP Now Certified IBM Security
Copyright 2022, New Net Technologies LLC. All rights reserved. 
NNT and Change Tracker are registered trademarks of New Net Technologies LLC.
All other product, company names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.